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Can Daenerys Targaryen have children?

I don't remember this being brought up in the show, before, but recently I got the impression that she won't have children and I'm wondering whether she can and is choosing to show no interest, or whether she just can't for some reason. If so, why not?

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    Sorry, I haven't even read the question yet since I read already in the beginning it is about the episode 6 of the current season. I just want to ask if it is ok to ask about a episode that has been illegally leaked. – LeonX Aug 16 '17 at 14:24
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    @LeonX There was nothing illegal about the leak, it was accidentally broadcast by HBO Spain – Ghoti and Chips Aug 16 '17 at 14:25
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    Still a leak not intended by HBO. People were arrested for the first leak. – LeonX Aug 16 '17 at 14:27
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    @LeonX refer respective meta :Questions regarding obviously pirated movies – Ankit Sharma Aug 16 '17 at 14:36
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    Please take any extended conversation to chat. – iandotkelly Aug 16 '17 at 15:07
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In the show it's referenced in "The Prince of Winterfell" (Game of Thrones, S02E08):

DAENERYS: (TO JORAH) They are my children, and they are the only children I will ever have.
—"The Prince of Winterfell" (Game of Thrones, S02E08)

In the books it's spelled out in Mirri Maz Duur's prophecy, which the show borrows from, but admittedly omits the line that is key to this question:

"When the sun rises in the west and sets in the east," said Mirri Maz Duur. "When the seas go dry and mountains blow in the wind like leaves. When your womb quickens again, and you bear a living child. Then he will return, and not before."

In book five, A Dance With Dragons, Daenerys actually explicitly shows that she herself believes she can't have children:

There would be no son for Loraq, no heir to unite dragon and harpy. When the sun rises in the west and sets in the east, when the seas go dry and mountains blow in the wind like leaves. Only then would her womb quicken once again...
—Daenerys IV, A Dance with Dragons: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Five

There is no specific, explicitly stated reason she can't have children (it's, in fact, possible that she may be able to bear children, but that she strongly believes Maz's prophecy due to trauma), but the witch's prophecy implies she is barren, which can be due to multiple reasons. Dany, having witnessed what her blood magic did to her son and Khal, has good reason to strongly suspect the magic also affected her ability to have children.

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Daenerys was cursed by Mirri Maz Duur.

"When the sun rises in the west and sets in the east," said Mirri Maz Duur. "When the seas go dry and mountains blow in the wind like leaves. When your womb quickens again, and you bear a living child. Then he will return, and not before."

Daenerys sacrificed her only child (fathered by Khal Drogo) to save Drogo's life.

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    That's not a curse...it's a prophecy. – Paulie_D Aug 16 '17 at 14:28
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    That quote is from the books, though, right? It wasn't really brought up in the show. They ommitted that line about "when your womb quickens again". The only reference I could find is: Dany says to Jorah "They're the only children I'll ever have" (speaking of dragons) – Ghoti and Chips Aug 16 '17 at 14:28

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